Congratulations to Steve Smethers of Kansas State University and Tracy Loope of the University of Florida. Each authored the top COMJIG paper in their various categories for this summer's AEJMC conference in Denver.
Smethers wrote the top faculty paper, "After the Storm: Greensburg Residents Discuss An Open Source Project As A Source of Community News."
Loope's paper was "Heart Disease In The Rural South: A Content Analysis Of The Community Newspaper Coverage."
Their papers will be two of the three presented at the COMJIG refereed research session from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at the AEJMC conference in Denver.